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Luxury Mechanical Pencils for Drawing

One of our best luxury mechanical pencils for drawing has to be our Mark II Brass Mechanical Pencil, which has been newly re-launched due to high demand from existing customers.   Comprising of a solid brass body and a weight of around 22grams, customers have for a while now been asking “Where did it go?” […]

Artists and Illustrators on Instagram and the shadowban

What is the Shadowban? and what does it mean for instagram artists and illustrators This is my first blog in a long time. Apologies. As you may know I make handmade bespoke mechanical pencils to order for architects, illustrators and artists from all over the world. My business depends on people being able to find […]

Norman Foster uses our pencils

Norman Foster has become a customer of Nicholas Hemingway’s Handmade Mechanical Pencils! I was recently blown away when an order came through our website from the world famous architect Lord Norman Foster. Having been to university and studied architecture myself I was always an admirer of his works and had no idea that one day he […]

Cool Mechanical Pencils Handmade By Hemingway.

Hemingway Brass Brass Mechanical Pencil

Who wouldn’t want a cool mechanical pencil like this as a gift? Nicholas Hemingway prides himself on beautiful quality designed products. Handmade brass mechanical pencils as well as steel, titanium and aluminium mechanical pencils are a delightful gift for anyone to receive. A brass mechanical pencil for your desk is an object to cherish and […]

Handmade Mechanical Drafting Pencils

Hemingway Propelling Pencils

The sleekest Handmade Mechanical Drafting Pencils Yet… We have designed the ultimate handmade mechanical drafting pencils for draftsmen, architects, engineers and designers alike. I designed this mechanical pencil with one thing in mind. It had to be the best propelling pencil I would want to ever own and use daily. It had to be as […]

Pencil Lead Art

Hemingway Stainless Steel Mechanical Pencils

Pencil Lead Art on Instagram Mechanical pencils and automatic pencils are favoured by certain artists on Instagram. When it comes to detail, a mechanical pencil or propelling pencil as they are sometimes called is a great way to ensure constant line thickness when sketching. The beauty of a propelling pencil is that it never needs […]

Propelling Pencils Handmade By Hemingway

Hemingway Propelling Pencils

Propelling pencils handmade by designer Nicholas Hemingway. The most beautifully stark and simple pieces of mechanical pencil design honed from solid metal, crafted and polished from scratch by the designer himself. These pencils are exquisite propelling pencils designed to be the best mechanical pencils for writing with. Nicholas Hemingway has designed them to feel like […]

Cool Mechanical Pencils are Handmade!

Best Mechanical Pencil

Very cool mechanical pencils handmade here at Hemiwear. All our metal mechanical pencils are handmade by Nicholas Hemingway in the true handcrafted Hemingway style. A cool mechanical pencil has to have a story, and the story behind Hemiwear and why Nicholas Hemingway designed the Everlasting Mechanical Pencil has been met with heartfelt warmth from customers […]

The Best Mechanical Pencil

Brass Mechanical Pencil

The Best Mechanical Pencils For Drawing & Writing Hemingway supposedly used to use a Palomino pencil if you were curious enough to want to know. Who would want to know this? Who cares. Nicholas Hemingway a relative of Ernest does not use a Palomino pencil. Nor is Nicholas Hemingway a great writer like Ernest, but […]